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Espita Mezcaleria

Restaurants, Mexican Shaw
5 out of 5 stars
Special Offers
Espita Mezcaleria
Photograph: Rey Lopez

From the décor to the cuisine, you are transported to Southern Mexico—more specifically, Oaxaca—as soon as you walk into Espita Mezcaleria. Vibrant murals by revered Oaxacan street artists cover the walls, while steel surfaces and an exposed reclaimed wood ceiling give the space a more modern industrial vibe. The Shaw neighborhood restaurant shines a spotlight on the region's seven styles of mole alongside sopes and ceviches. The fact that the restaurant sources heirloom corn straight from Southern Mexico to grind their own masa and make hand-pressed tortillas every morning is quite impressive, as is their selection of over 100 mezcals.

By: Jessica Estrada

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Venue name: Espita Mezcaleria
Contact:
Address: 1250 9th Street NW
Washington
20001
Cross street: at N St NW
Opening hours: Mon-Thu 11:30am-2:30pm, 5-1am; Fri 11:30am-2:30pm, 5-2am; Sat 10:30am-2:30pm, 5pm-2am; Sun 10:30am-2:30pm, 5-10pm
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Special Offers

Margarita & Taco Happy Hour

Half price Mayahuels & Margaritas, made the right way plus $3 Tacos. Come join us in the bar, our dining room, or relax on our heated and enclosed patio and have an afternoon snack. See our website for our full happy hour offerings. Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes VAT, includes service. Valid For: 1 - 20 People Sun 2:30PM-6:00PM,Sat 2:30PM-6:00PM

Offer valid until Nov 25 2117

Margarita & Taco Happy Hour

Half price Mayahuels & Margaritas, made the right way plus $3 Tacos. Come join us in the bar, our dining room, or relax on our heated and enclosed patio and have an afternoon snack. See our website for our full happy hour offerings. Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes VAT, includes service. Valid For: 1 - 20 People Mon-Fri 4:00PM-6:00PM

Offer valid until Nov 25 2117

$3 Taco Tuesday!

DC's best tacos for only $3 each all night long! Come taste the difference that authentic corn tortillas make. Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes VAT, includes service. Valid For: 1 - 20 People Tue 4:00PM-11:00PM

Offer valid until Nov 5 2117

Mezcal Mondays!

Enjoy DC's best Mezcal list at half price. Rare pours, flights, or even just our house Espadin, the whole list is available for you to explore and enjoy! Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 20 diners. Includes VAT, includes service. Valid For: 1 - 20 People Mon 4:00PM-11:00PM

Offer valid until Nov 5 2117